Tōru Takemitsu (1930-1996)

Alone on the Pacific, Suite (1996)

orchestral arrangement of music originally composed in collaboration with Yasushi Akutagawa for the film Taiheiyo Hitoribocchi (Alone on the Pacific)

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1996
    • Duration : 12 mn
    • Editor : Schott, Tokyo
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos), oboe, 2 clarinets, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, bassoon, 3 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 3 percussionists, guitar, harp, ohter plucked strings [ukulele] , harmonica, piano (also electric organ), 8 violins, 6 second violins, 6 violas, 4 cellos, 2 double basses

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